Category Archives: Your Body

What Every Dancer Needs To Know About Veganism

A number of teens are making a statement with what they’re eating—or not eating. They’re going vegan, which means giving … Continue reading

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An Inside Look At The Dangerous World Of Cutting

“I was trying to do my homework and I could not concentrate because I felt so crummy,” Dana* remembers. Nothing … Continue reading

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Dealing With Double Casting

The first time I ever danced with a partner onstage was as the second-cast lead Reed Flute in my local … Continue reading

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Talking To Your Doctor About Injuries

When modern dancer Elizabeth* first saw a neurosurgeon after discovering she had two slipped discs in her back, she was … Continue reading

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Dealing With Problem Parents

If you’re like any of us, you’ve probably had a blowout with your mom in the dressing room over a … Continue reading

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All About Artificial Sweeteners

Get this: Each American consumes 31 teaspoons of sugar a day—that adds up to over 100 pounds of sugar a … Continue reading

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